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Immigration Control

The UK's immigration laws have prevented Dara Singh from seeing his family for a decade. His is one of many sad stories...

Current affairs 1978 9 mins

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Foundry worker Dara Singh spends twelve back breaking hours a day at work and sends as much money home to his family in the Punjab as he can. He's not seen them for ten years because UK immigration denied them entry. The Coventry MP William Wilson outlines tales of heartache from across the Midlands. None tug the heart strings more than the man who, years before DNA testing was discovered, is unable to prove his son really is his boy.